Al Qaeda claims responsibility for Algeria attack

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  • Thursday, 18 Aug 2011

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's north African wing on Thursday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a local police headquarters in Algeria at the weekend that officials said injured 29 people.

A statement identified the suicide bomber as Anes Abu El Nadr and urged Muslims to show support for al Qaeda and pray for its militants during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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